Teach2Reach (T2R) is informed by existing scientific evidence, including research on: sex trafficking risk factors, recruitment, dynamics, and warning signs; healthy relationships; help-seeking and helping others and recommendations for educating youth about sex trafficking and identifying and responding to sex trafficking.
Teach2Reach aims to:
Raise youth’s awareness about sex trafficking, including its causes, dynamics, warning signs, and consequences
Raise youth’s awareness about healthy relationships, sexual boundaries and consent
Equip youth with skills for staying safe online
Equip youth with knowledge about existing resources for addressing the needs of those currently experiencing sex trafficking or who have experienced sex trafficking, and enhance their help-seeking skills
Equip youth with knowledge and skills related to helping others who may be experiencing, have experienced, or are at-risk for experiencing sex trafficking
Help identify students who have been trafficked, or who are at high-risk for trafficking, so that appropriate services can be put into place